Not Hearers Only

A Practical Ministry for Deaf People in the Local Church

Andrew Owen

This is a manual designed to help church leaders and members understand the needs of Deaf adults and children and to reach out to them effectively. It contains much practical help and information, drawing from the authors experience in founding a work for Deaf people.

Andrew Owen is a Communication Support Worker, supporting Deaf students in 6th Forms, Colleges and Universities in London.He is the Founder-Secretary of the Association of Communication Support Workers.

Table of Contents

Not Hearers Only
1. Some Statistics
2. Culture
3. Communication
4. Communion Through Drama
5. Integration or Dedication
6. Learning British Sign language
7. Interpreting
8. What Theology is Right for Deaf People?
9. Digging Deeper
10. Parents of Deaf Children
11. The Children's Sunday School
12. Planning for the Future
Appendix: Useful Contacts
The BSL Fingerspelling Alphabet 


ISBN 9781870855570
Publisher Wakeman Trust
Binding Paperback
Illustrated YES
Pages 135